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Color Cartridge All my screen says on my printer is, "remove and check color cartridge." I took it out several times and nothing seems to be wrong with it, it is half full. Also, when i tried to restart the printer, it said "Shutting down" for the next 2 days until I pulled the cord. what is wrong with it?

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Re: Color Cartridge

If a Cartridge looks OKAY, it doesn't mean it is OK. You can not say it is ok. Turn out from the printer and install a new one then continue.

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What to look for when it keeps saying ... Error .... Remove and check color Cartridge?

I suggest you run the 'Tap 10' diagnostic test pattern for your HP PS 2600 series printer model...this will display the electrical health of the ink cartridges and confirm that your printer is operational (I am guessing one of the ink cartridge control lines is open).

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I have the following message all the time:

You have to replace the colour cartridhe, The printer has detected something wrong with the current one.(If you have already cleaned the contacts of the cartridge)

Jan 18, 2010 | HP PSC 750xi All-In-One InkJet Printer

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HP4150 error "remove and check color cartridge"

  1. Make sure the printer is on. Press the Power button if it is not lit.
  2. Open the printer cover, and then wait until the carriage is idle and silent.
  3. Press down gently on the top of the cartridge to release it.
  4. Make sure all the clear protective tape has been removed from the nozzle and electrical contact area
  5. Reinstall the cartridge in the product and try again to print.
  6. : Make sure the cartridge is compatible
  7. Open the printer lid and wait until the carriage stops moving, and then unplug the power cord.
  8. Remove the cartridge and place it on a piece of paper with the nozzle plate facing up.
  9. Dip a clean cotton swab in distilled water, and then squeeze it to remove most of the moisture.
  10. Clean the print cartridge contacts. Do not touch the nozzles.
  11. Clean the contacts inside the carriage, inside the printer.
  12. Either let the cartridge sit for ten minutes to allow the cleaned area to dry, or use a new swab to dry it.
  13. Reinstall the cartridge, plug in the power cord, close the printer cover, and then try again to print.

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New tri-color cartridge has a problem. I can't see what.

I have an HP Photsmart C4100 printer. I purchased remanufactured ink cartridges (both black and tri-colored) from Vivasmart. The black one works fine, but when I installed the tri-color, I got an error message that says "Print cartridge problem" The following print cartridge has a problem:
And I can't print. The screen on my printer says "Remove and check color cartridge." I have done this several times and it still won't print. I have turned off the power, removed the cartridges, and unplugged the unit, but it still didn't help. Any suggestions?

Jul 21, 2009 | HP PSC 1510 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Remove & check color cartridge

Normal 0 Driver could be corrupt.
Disconnect the printer or at least be sure it is turned off. I'd do both and reinstall the CD software program that came with the printer. When the software program asks you to connect the printer to the USB port, do so and it should again work properly.
Hope this helps. Bud

Jan 26, 2009 | HP PSC 1610 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Hp psc2410xi

The following error message appears on the color graphics display after you insert a cartridge: Remove and Check Print Cartridges . The printer will not print. The message does not specify which cartridge has caused the error. Solution This error message indicates that the printer cannot determine which cartridge is causing the error. Follow the steps below to solve the problem.
  1. Remove the color cartridge from the left stall (which has a blue latch) and refasten the latch. Leave the other cartridge in place.
  2. Close the printer, wait 10 to 15 seconds, then look at the LCD display.
    • If the LCD display reads Insert Color Cartridge in Left Stall , the color cartridge may be causing the problem. Follow the steps below:
      1. Clean the color cartridge contacts.
      2. Reinsert the color cartridge into the carriage and close the blue latch.
      3. Close the printer and wait 10 to 15 seconds.
      4. If the LCD display reads Remove and Check Print Cartridges , replace the color cartridge.
    • If the LCD display reads Remove and Check Print Cartridges , follow the steps below:
      1. Reinsert the color cartridge.
      2. Remove the black or photo cartridge, depending on which one is installed in the right stall. The right stall has the gray latch. Be sure to refasten the latch on the empty stall.
      3. Clean the black or photo cartridge contacts.
      4. Reinsert the black or photo cartridge.
      5. Close the printer and wait 10 to 15 seconds.
      6. If the LCD display reads Remove and Check Print Cartridges , replace the black or photo cartridge.

  1. Remove and then reinsert the cartridge indicated in the error message.
  2. If the error is still displayed, clean the contacts.
    1. If the error message is Error. Remove and Check Black or Photo Cartridge , the following steps may help:
    1. Remove both cartridges, lower the latches, and close the printer access door.
    2. Turn off the unit by pressing the On button on the front panel. Wait for the printer to completely shut down.
    3. Turn the printer back on by pressing the On button.
    4. When the message display reads Insert Print Cartridges , open the access door and replace the cartridges.
    1. If neither of the steps above fixed the problem, either the cartridge or the printer is faulty

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    Error check ink cartridge

    Hi ,

    As per the information provided by you it seems to be a hardware issue however u cvan try these steps .

    Steps >

    Take out the ink cartridges from the printer > without turning off the printer unplug the power cord > press # and 6 key together , now without releasing the keys plug in the power cord .

    keep on holding the keys down until the machine turns off automatically .

    after the unit turns on again it would do the allignment give a msg for insert ink cartridges . insert the cartridges at that time . and see how it works out .


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    There seems to be something wrong with the color cartridge that i had refilled. Even though the place that refills them says theres nothing wrong with it, the printer wont accept it. I just removed it :) thanks!

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    Ref: our live chat - Definitely worth replacing the colour one with a new one - some other people had identical problem and that cured it - they really don't survive not being used very well. :)

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